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Flashcards in week 12 Deck (15):
1

accede

o agree to; to consent to, often after urging from another

2

affluent

Generously supplied with money or possessions; wealthy

3

arbitrary

Determined by chance or whim rather than by reason or necessity

4

artisan

One able to do skilled work with the hands; a craftsperson

5

dismantle

To take apart

6

immerse

To completely engage the attention of

7

irksome

Annoying; tedious

8

legacy

Money or property left to another in a will

9

ostentatious

Extravagantly showy or ornate

10

panorama

A thorough presentation of a subject

11

philanthropy

The attempt to improve the well-being of those in need by donating money or aid

12

prestige

High standing; respect earned by accomplishments

13

prolific

Abundantly productive

14

reticent

Inclined to keep one’s thoughts and feelings to oneself; quiet and reserved.

15

tycoon

A wealthy and powerful businessperson